Gregory Castle Blog Posts

Australian sheep dog mix on a leash with his tongue sticking out of his mouth

Better data, brighter picture

By Gregory Castle | January 18, 2018

Thanks to new data and working together to Save Them All, good progress has been made to reduce the number of cats and dogs killed in America’s shelters every year.

John Garcia with Meryl the Vicktory dog

The Vicktory dog legacy

By Gregory Castle | January 3, 2018

In the 10 years since coming to Best Friends, the Vicktory dogs have blossomed, becoming beloved ambassadors for pit bull terriers and dogfighting victims.

Smiling man helping at the NRG Arena behind a white dog after Hurricane Harvey

Thank you, NRG Arena!

By Gregory Castle | November 16, 2017

Almost three months after Hurricane Harvey, Best Friends has wrapped up operations at the NRG Arena in Houston, after helping nearly 800 animals.

Woman hugging a rescued white pit bull type dog wearing a sweater after Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey animals

By Gregory Castle | October 16, 2017

Overview of Best Friends’ efforts with Hurricane Harvey animals and a detailed account of the outbreak of canine distemper in the shelter population.

Gregory Castle, CEO emeritus, Best Friends Animal Society Gregory Castle
CEO emeritus
Best Friends Animal Society